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By Hazel Bridges, Contributing Writer

Everyone gets excited about the new year because it is a chance to turn over a new leaf and become an all-new you. If some of your resolutions include saving money and getting in better physical shape, then we are here to tell you that you can do both at once! Here at Wellspring Center For Prevention, we love to promote healthy living, so we have some advice for how you can lose weight, get stronger, and save a ton of money in the process.

Being Healthy Could Help You Save Money

Before we talk about how you can get healthy while saving money, we wanted to mention the fact that you can save a ton of cash just by staying in good physical shape. Think about it. When you cook from home, then you are saving money on gas and money spent at restaurants. If you change your lifestyle and opt to walk or ride your bike instead of driving, then you also save money on wear and tear on your vehicle. Of course, if you focus on your health, then you also greatly decrease the chances of ending up in the hospital, which can cost a fortune. The point is that it is a win-win to prioritize your health.

Make Money By Monetizing Your Healthy Lifestyle

Sometimes, being healthy can also help you to make money. There are many ways that you can monetize your lifestyle, including giving advice on YouTube, making your own website and incorporating affiliate marketing, starting a yoga studio, becoming a personal trainer, and more. If you do decide to start your own business, then proper formation is essential. If you are new at this, then consider starting a limited liability corporation. Beginners like the idea of an LLC because it provides a lot more flexibility than other arrangements. There is also less paperwork and great tax advantages. Just keep in mind that you will need to follow the rules of your particular state, so consider hiring a formation service if you need guidance.

Once you have your business up and running, you should promote your products on social media. People spend countless hours every day on social media, so you need to get your business in front of their faces. One way you can attract attention is to create memes with this meme maker app. Using the app is easy because you simply choose a header, find the perfect picture, and then add the text that fits your company. You can choose funny text or a slogan that makes people think. Whatever you do, be sure to engage the people who comment on your post to get more attention.

Save Money on Home Care By Removing Dust With Frequent Vacuuming

If you have allergies or you have pets that leave behind a lot of hair and dander, then you should vacuum and clean frequently. The more often you clean your carpets, the less money it will cost over time, and you will also feel better in the process. When it comes to vacuuming, the frequency depends on your floor. Hardwood floors should be vacuumed at least once per week, and carpets and rugs should be vacuumed twice per week. If you do have pets, then you should consider vacuuming every other day to remove those harmful allergens.

Grow Your Own Garden 

Sometimes, healthy food can be a bit more expensive than we would like it to be, but the good news is that you can grow your own fruits and vegetables in a backyard garden.  Gardening is great for your physical and mental health, and seeds are very inexpensive, so there is no downside. There is nothing like seeing a seed grow into a full plant and knowing that you helped that to happen.

As you can see, there are many ways to save money and make money by having a healthy lifestyle. If you do decide to start a business, then consider an LLC and use social media to your advantage by posting awesome memes to draw in more customers. If you would like to learn more about us at Wellspring Center For Prevention, then please contact us at

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